Alexandre BouchardCôté receives 2016 Tweedie Award
created 01
Mar
2016
The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Alexandre BouchardCôté as the winner of this year’s Tweedie New Researcher Award. Alexandre received his PhD in 2010 from the University of California, Berkeley, and is currently Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver: see http://www.stat.ubc.ca/~bouchard/. The IMS Travel Awards Committee selected Alexandre "for his excellence in work at the interface of probabilistic modeling, Monte Carlo inference, Bayesian statistics and machine learning, and for his contributions to statistical and computational methods in phylogenetics and natural language processing.”
Alexandre will present the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture at the IMS New Researchers Conference (formally known as the 18th Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability, held this year at the University of WisconsinMadison from July 2830). Visit http://www.stat.wisc.edu/imsnrc18/index.html for more information about the New Researchers Conference.
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